• Studying Arms Race between Bacteria, Viruses Brings CAREER Award

    February 19, 2018

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Researchers at The University of Alabama hope to better understand how bacteria and viruses battle each other and, in the process, devise new strategies to combat antibiotic-resistant infections. Dr. Asma Hatoum-Aslan, UA assistant professor of biological sciences, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to continue her work in discovering how bacterial immune systems ward off bacteriophages, or […]

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  • Professor Creates New Materials for Gas Separations

    February 15, 2018

    USCALOOSA, Ala. — In response to future energy challenges, chemical engineers at The University of Alabama are creating new materials to more efficiently separate gases related to energy processes. Dr. Jason E. Bara, UA associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, was recently awarded a grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to further study the structure of these patented materials and investigate their functions […]

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    Changing Policies Impact NIH-Funded Studies Involving Human Subjects

    January 4, 2018

    NIH has published new information that further refines case studies and FAQs in regard to the definition of a clinical trial. Read the update here. Human subjects research may be affected by new NIH policies. If you are conducting NIH-funded research that involves human subjects, or are considering applying to NIH for support of such research, upcoming, important changes may […]

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